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Unbecoming a Trump

From left, Donald Trump, Melania Knauss, Vanessa Haydon and Donald Trump Jr. at a charity event in 2004.Credit Bill Cunningham/The New York Times Last week, after more than 12 years of marriage, Vanessa Trump filed for an uncontested divorce in Manhattan from Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-22 21:55:43

Bannon: If Kelly leaves the White House, I don't think there will be another chief of staff

Washington (CNN)Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said Thursday that if John Kelly, the current White House chief of staff, were to leave, Bannon does "not believe there will be another chief of staff." During the Financial Times' "Future of News" conference Thursday afternoon in New

CNN - 2018-03-22 21:41:44

House Republicans Say G.O.P. Establishment Opened Way for Russian Influence

WASHINGTON - House Intelligence Committee Republicans singled out their own party's national security establishment on Thursday for cutting off the Trump campaign and suggested that their opposition to Donald J. Trump had opened the door for two foreign policy advisers whose interactions with Russia

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-22 21:23:32

Court Orders Scott Walker to Hold Special Elections That Republicans Wanted to Avoid

The highly partisan Wisconsin governor's effort to pull a fast one seems to have been stopped in the state courts by a judge he appointed.Photo: Andy Manis/Getty Images It's not surprising that Republicans are wary of special elections in the Trump era. As Nathaniel Rakich observed earlier this mont

NYMAG.COM - 2018-03-22 21:17:28

Rex Tillerson says goodbye – but doesn't mention the man who fired him

Secretary of state, who was fired by Trump last week, departs with a plea for integrity and says 'this can be a very mean-spirited town' Rex Tillerson waves goodbye to state department workers in Washington. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Rex Tillerson has said farewell to the state department

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-03-22 20:36:09

Intercept: Saudi crown prince bragged about Kushner relationship

Washington (CNN)Jared Kushner, tasked by his boss and father-in-law, President Donald Trump, with mediating Middle East peace early in the administration, has so far staked a bulk of those efforts on the ascendant Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. And according to a new report, the Saudi prin

CNN - 2018-03-22 19:56:09

Biden v. Trump: The beginnings of a potential 2020 slugfest

The disagreements between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have escalated to threats of physical violence, with Trump tweeting Thursday that Biden "would go down fast and hard" in a fight. That followed a University of Miami event Tuesday, where Biden said he'd "beat the hell out

AXIOS.COM - 2018-03-22 19:29:12

Why Gina Haspel Would Be Unlike Any CIA Director Before Her

President Trump's nominee to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Gina Haspel, will become, if confirmed, the first career professional of the agency to rise through the ranks to the top job since William Colby in the 1970s. Some other directors, such as Robert Gates and John Brennan, had

NPR - 2018-03-22 19:04:29

Funding an opposition 's manifesto is all about ‎politics‏

So how should we rate Pakatan Harapan's massive manifesto for the 2018 general election? Their institutional reform agenda is impressive but it's difficult to approve many of its economic proposals. There's good reason for that. Pakatan's economic plans may suffer from a credibility crisis because t

NEWMANDALA.ORG - 2018-03-23 05:03:28

People are n't leaving church due to ‎politics‏

While politics may drive some people away from church, the actual number of departing parishioners isn't that large-and those who do leave the pews are only marginally involved with the institution, a new study indicates. "All we're really seeing here is a little churn," says Jacob Neiheisel, an ass


CM rapped for bringing ‎politics‏ into a children 's programme

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has been condemned for delivering a political speech to an audience of children and dancing along to a parody of the popular children’s ABC song that mocks the Goods and Services Tax (GST). He was recorded on video calling for GST to be abolished before playi


Foley documentary could highlight civility in ‎politics‏

On the stump or the chicken dinner circuit, Congressman Tom Foley rarely started a speech without first telling a story. Some had a deeper meaning about politics, policy or life in general. Others were just amusing icebreakers, but if someone was the butt of the joke or the person learning the less


Promote love , not anger in ‎politics‏

"Peace begins with a smile." It sounds like the lovefest that took place in the Lincoln-Reagan banquet was really a gut check on anger. The above title is a quote by Mother Theresa, who believed using your heart to see with your eyes was a much better way to promote peace through understanding. Chan


Praying for decorum in our ‎politics‏

Budget-setting at Peterborough City Council's meeting last week was a tense affair, in spite of the Reverend George Rogers' prayers for the council's meeting to proceed with dignity and respect, writes Steve Lane, Werrington First Independent Councillor. In his role as the Mayor's Chaplain he besee


Gutkha ‎politics‏ heats up , FDA officer suspended

The politics over banning tobacco in the State has taken a turn for the worse in the ongoing session of the Maharashtra Assembly. The government on Friday announced immediate suspension of a senior officer of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) department for allegedly threatening the Leader of t


Nawaz slams PPP , PTI ` ‎politics‏ of deception '

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that the politics of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) only means to deceive the general public. Speaking to journalists outside the accountability court after Avenfield case hearing, Nawaz Sharif criticised P


FBI director says ‎politics‏ did not play in firing of Andrew McCabe

FBI Director Christopher Wray said that politics did not play a role in the firing of Andrew McCabe, the former deputy director. In an interview, Wray said, "I am committed to doing things objectively and independently and by the book." Watch TV shows, movies and more on Yahoo View. About NBC TODAY


Thank President Trump for Americans ' surging interest in ‎politics‏ : COLUMN

This weekend I had the opportunity to speak to a gathering of folks in the amazing town where I live on the Blanco River in, Wimberley, Texas. Folks came to hear my perspective on politics and where we are as a country today. The organizers had expected 40 or 50 folks, and more than triple that tur


‎Politics‏ is like Cooking

Goh Meng Seng If you have noticed, I have been sharing photos of my cooked dishes recently. I enjoy cooking and have a gifted flare inherited from my late father. My parents were illegal hawkers back in 1970s. I used to help out in little ways as I could as a small young boy. Although my parents wer


How Farrakhan kills the joy in identity ‎politics‏

I was darkly amused by the sorrow-sounding plea pinned to the top of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan's Twitter page earlier this week: "What have I done to make Jewish people hate me?" What, indeed? Where does one begin? Here, for example, are a few quick quotes from his speech to the Natio